LONDON, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly issued statistics for April show that the success rate for personal tax returns filed online using IRIS tax products ( was well above the average of 94.5% for third party software. The sheer volume of returns filed online using IRIS tax software makes this achievement even more remarkable with a total number of 12,491 returns filed across IRIS, PTP and Drummohr products.

6,860 returns were filed using the IRIS suite of practice software with a success rate of over 98% and 5631 returns were filed using Drummohr and PTP personal tax software; both also polled success rates well above the industry average demonstrating proven reliability across the IRIS range.

Based on the fact that 12,491 returns were filed in April alone, IRIS is on track to break the record it set for online filing in 2008/9 winning recognition as the largest third party electronic filing partner to the UK's accountancy profession.

IRIS is fully committed to providing accountants with technology as an enabler to business efficiency. Phill Robinson, Managing Director of IRIS Accountancy Practice Solutions said: Our primary purpose is to help our customers to improve their performance and provide them with reliable software they can trust. We have doubled the size of our R D investment in the last 12 months and expanded the team to meet the demands of increasing legislative change so that our customers can be sure that their software won't let them down. IRIS has demonstrated once again that it is the brand they can rely on.

About IRIS Accountancy Practice Solutions - The Accountants' Specialist

With over 14,000 accountancy practices of all sizes and with 40% of the top 50 firms as clients, IRIS is the market leading provider of fully integrated software and services to UK accountancy firms.

Our aim is to help our customers improve partnership performance, specifically cashflow and profitability by providing modern and easy to use tools to improve efficiency through better workflow, to increase income through better use of data and enhance client service through an integrated approach to practice management.

With an emphasis on the move to the paperless practice and the need for greater electronic communication with clients and Government, our specialist solutions for the accountancy practice sector comprise compliance software for tax, final accounts, practice management, time and fees, company secretarial, audit, customer relationship management, accounting, HR, payroll, outsourcing and consultancy services to tax professionals.

With 30 years of experience and over 200 specialist staff in the UK dedicated to servicing the needs of accountancy practices, we pride ourselves on a tailored approach to customer service, with an emphasis on reliability and personal touch, evidenced by 97% annual customer retention, amongst the highest in our industry.

As an organisation, the IRIS values are: Customer focus, Honesty integrity, Innovation, Passion and Service excellence.

Carolyn Gordon-Smith, email:, Tel: +44(0)1386-859-090